Tag: Paris Agreement

Private Sector and Diplomatic Support Grows for Global Greenhouse Gas Watch

Support for a proposed new global greenhouse gas monitoring infrastructure is spreading beyond WMO Members and partners to the private sector and wider diplomatic world. The WMO Global Greenhouse Gas Watch (G3W) will...

What Role Can Young People Play in Tackling the Climate Crisis?

The impacts of the climate crisis are already widespread: from increased floods, droughts and wildfires to more devastating storms and temperature extremes. Scientists estimate the world is experiencing a global temperature increase of...

How do Countries Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

With the 2022 Emissions Gap Report due to be released in October this year ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, the focus is on how fast countries...

EBRD Loans USD 100 Million to Boost Renewables in Turkey

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending up to USD 100 million in financing to Adnan Polat Enerji Yatirimi A.S. (APEY) as part of a financing package jointly provided...

As Heatwaves Blanket Europe, Cities Turn to Nature for Solutions

Heat records continue to topple across the globe as concurrent heatwaves bake multiple countries. From the United States to Europe and China to Japan, extreme temperatures have soared for weeks, killing hundreds of...

How Secretive Methane Leaks are Driving Climate Change

Massive methane leaks, known as super-emitter events, have been taking place at oil and gas fields all over the world, from the United States to Turkmenistan. The releases, most of which can...

We are not Alone on the Path to Green Transformation

Less developed countries are torn between the struggle to preserve energy stability and the domestic economy on the one hand and the pressures imposed by the global energy transition on the other....

Renewable Power Remains Cost-Competitive amid Fossil Fuel Crisis

Costs for renewables continued to fall in 2021 as supply chain challenges and rising commodity prices have yet to show their full impact on project costs. The cost of electricity from onshore...

How to Create Favorable Environment for Investment and Innovation?

More than 30 years ago, an international financial institution was established in the British capital, whose main goal was to support the transition from a centrally planned economy to an open market...

EU – New Zealand Trade Agreement: Unlocking sustainable economic growth

The EU and New Zealand have today concluded negotiations for a Trade Agreement, which is set to open significant economic opportunities for companies and consumers on both sides. The deal also includes...

EBRD Lends EUR 20 Million to Upgrade Bosnia’s Electricity Transmission Grid

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending EUR 20 million to Elektroprenos-Elektroprijenos (also known as TransCo), Bosnia and Herzegovina’s transmission system operator, for the modernisation and upgrading of its...

Record Heat Sends Sea Ice Into Retreat, Worrying Scientists

The recent collapse of a 1,100km2 ice shelf in Antarctica came at a time of record high temperatures and is a symptom of a planet in a climate crisis, experts say.   The...

A Country of Technological Innovations and Water Scarcity

It seems that we can learn the most about how to wisely manage resources from countries that do not have them at their disposal to a significant extent. Among those shining examples...

What is the Sixth Mass Extinction and What Can We Do About It?

A mass extinction is a short period of geological time in which a high percentage of biodiversity, or distinct species—bacteria, fungi, plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates—dies out. In this definition, it’s...

Conference “RES Serbia 2021”

The first conference dedicated to green energy, “RES Serbia 2021”, organized by the Renewable Energy Sources of Serbia Association, supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), was held on...

Today’s Energy Crisis Makes Supporting Clean Energy Start-Ups More Important Than Ever

Periods of energy disruption, like the one we are seeing today, offer an opening for disruptive technologies. A helping hand for clean energy start-ups can help respond to the current energy crisis...

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